Overview

Cypress Employment has a client in Mobile, AL looking for a Total Rewards Human Resources Director.
 
POSITION PURPOSE
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Compensation Administration

Lead the annual compensation and bonus distribution planning process to ensure successful delivery, competitiveness and alignment with company philosophy to drive a high performance culture.
Manage STI and LTI programs.
Manage the SERP program in partnership with external vendor.
Utilize a job evaluation process that ensures market competitiveness and internal alignment are at company standards for fair and equitable pay across all positions.
Recommend plan design enhancements to ensure company’s compensation programs provide a competitive total rewards package.
Oversee the annual merit review process ensuring accurate and timely development of the plan.
Benefit Administration

Manage the annual healthcare renewal process in partnership with company broker, ensuring companies programs are keeping up with market trends while remaining cost effective.
Investigate, recommend and implement plan design modifications and/or new programs and present recommendations to the benefit committee.
Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators. Determine the best plan options by working with the Third-Party administrators. Coordinate transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums, and plan administration. Work effectively to make sure the plans run smoothly. Investigate discrepancies and provide information in non-routine situations.
Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations.
Participate in the implementation of global projects, including: total compensation, mergers and acquisitions, and HIPAA, as they relate to group benefit issues.
Analyze the current benefits, evaluating the usage, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience, and competitive trends in benefits programs, and identify the company’s stance.
Survey industry trends. Complete benefits surveys and review information obtained from the results. Analyze complex benefits information. Forecast trends and assist with future benefits designs. Develop specific recommendations for review by management.
401(k) Administration

Direct the efforts of 401(k) third party administrator, ensure plan operates smoothly and efficiently including timely processing of quarterly statements, timely deposit of employee contributions.
Monitor changes in the law and work with 401(k) administrator to ensure the plan document and SPD are legally compliant and reflect plan practices and procedures.
Participate as a member of the 401(k) committee and coordinate quarterly committee meetings.
HRIS Administration

Manage the ongoing relationship with Ceridian Dayforce.
Identify areas for additional employee and management training on the Ceridian Dayforce application.
Ensure configuration updates in Ceridian Dayforce are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Identify enhancements to Ceridian Dayforce to ensure the most effective use of the system across the company business.
Monitor the accuracy of the data entry into the system.
Ensure business process flows are working properly (i.e. carrier feeds, scheduled reports, workflow, benefit enrollments, etc).
Manage Corporate HR staff

Coordinate and oversee daily benefit processing.
Oversee enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, QDROs, QMCSOs, distributions, loans, hardships, compliance testing.
Manage immigration, employee relocation, 401(k) administration, annual enrollment and the employee Wellness program.
Oversee maintenance of employee benefit files and updating of employee payroll records.
Oversee the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of vouchers for payment of administrative fees for all group plans.
Canadian Programs

Manage the administration of the companies Central Pension Plan.
Manage supplemental retirement programs including RRSP, EPSP, and DPSP
Manage companies Canadian healthcare program and renewal process.
Customer Service, Communication

Actively promote an understanding and appreciation of Total Rewards program, including the creation and deployment of an ongoing communication strategy and programs to educate leaders and managers.
Provide customer service support.
Provide training and support to the field HR staff.
In all activities noted above act as a liaison between Americas and Group Compensation and Benefits. Ensure alignment as required and where possible.

QUALIFICATIONS
Competencies and Experience
Required:
A strong customer service orientation.
Prior vendor management experience.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Experience developing and managing HRIS/ electronic record keeping systems. Prior system implementation a plus.
Project and team management/leadership skills and experience. Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical skills, a thorough knowledge of plan designs, and knowledge of the benefits legal environment.
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Knowledge of benefits contract language.
Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing, and compliance requirements both adopted and pending affecting employee benefits programs, including ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, SECTION 125, Workers Compensation, Medicare, OBRA, and Social Security and DOL requirements.
Preferred:
PHR and CEBS professional designations preferred.
Previous supervisory experience.
CCP and CBP preferred
Education
Required:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in compensation and benefits.  Benefits experience should include healthcare, dental, life insurance, disability income continuation and 401(k).
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES / DIRECT REPORTS
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is constantly required to:

Sit and work at a desk
The employee is frequently required to:

Stand and walk, and may alternate sitting and standing as needed
Balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb
Twist at waist level
Reach above shoulder level, at waist/desk level, and below waist/desk level
Finger with right hand, left hand, and both hands (fine motor)
Feel with right hand, left hand, and both hands (sensing temperatures and textures)
The employee is occasionally required to:

Push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds
The employee is required to:

Talk person to person, on the phone, and in group settings as needed
Hear in person, on the phone, and in group settings as needed
Possess near, midrange, far, peripheral, and depth perception vision
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK/TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Position is full time, exempt
No travel expected for this position
OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.